Financial Controller




From £45,000 depending on skills and experience

Closing Date:

16/04/2024 09:00:00 AM


We have an exciting and challenging opportunity in Truro to join our team as Financial Controller. 

About The Role:

Working from our head office in Truro, you will be part of a busy, friendly team with diverse skills and experience. You will be a skilled verbal and written communicator and ideally have previous experience of working within a similar role. You will be able to produce and review management accounts and compliance returns, ensuring adequate controls are in place, assist with the development and maintenance of annual budgets and forecasts, and line manage a team.

Skills and Experience:

To contribute effectively within this role, you will require:

  • A CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualification
  • The ability to demonstrate a high level of numeracy
  • Knowledge and understanding of statutory and management accounts from an industry or practice background
  • Commercial awareness and negotiation skills
  • Data rationale and analytical skills
  • The ability to collate, interpret and present information
  • Strong computer-based skills, with advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Presentation and organisational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Line management skills

This role may suit a candidate with a background in audit practice.


It’s you who makes the difference to our Members; we value all our employees and offer a number of benefits including:

  • A 35-hour week, supporting a work life balance
  • Private medical insurance, after a qualifying period
  • Generous holiday allowance – 24 days plus bank holidays, increasing to 28 days per year with length of service. All employees have the option to ‘buy’ an extra 5 days per year after a qualifying period.
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Income protection
  • Up to 25% discount on Cornish Mutual insurance products
  • A paid volunteering day each year to give back to our local communities
  • Exclusive discounts on everyday essentials, motoring, travel and experiences through our online benefits programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Eye care contributions
  • Social events
  • Relaxed dress code and lovely riverside office location, close to Truro city centre


Founded by a group of farmers in 1903 to provide cost effective insurance to the community, Cornish Mutual is now one of the leading South West insurance providers. As a mutual, we are a Member-owned business, run for the benefit of our Members (customers) - we don’t have shareholders. Our success is down to our people and our Members – both are at the heart of everything we do.

As an employer we offer an enjoyable, open, honest, supportive and collaborative culture that empowers individuals to develop and go the extra mile to deliver the best outcomes.

Our growth plans are ambitious and we are looking for passionate people that can help us continue building relationships, supporting each other and that of our communities.

We take our data privacy responsibilities seriously. Full details of how we’ll handle and store your information can be found in our Candidate Privacy Notice or in print on request.

Please note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early in light of a large response.